([February] 2002)

DC, 2000 Series
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Volume
6
Price
49.95 USD; 82.95 CAD
Pages
236
On-sale Date
2001-12-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics
ISBN
1-56389-744-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941224718 00611
Editing
Dale Crain
Color
Full color cover; Full color interior (#1-24, 26); Black and white interior with partial color (#25)
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Lou Fine's assistants in 1943 included Alex Kotzky, Don Komisarow and John Belfi.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
Digital Chameleon
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Meanwhile... (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Dope; Pvt. Dogtag
Synopsis
Description of Eisner's wartime duties as an illustrator of Army maintenance instructional publications, with samples
Reprints
  • Illustrations from Army Motors Magazine (sample pages from various issues)1942-45.

The Curse of the Ruby (Table of Contents: 2)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dolan
Reprints

The Lady in Black (Table of Contents: 3)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony; Dolan
Reprints

Keep Mum on Ship Movements (Table of Contents: 4)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ellen; Dolan
Synopsis
Spirit appears to be returning from overseas
Reprints

Schoolboy Stuart (Table of Contents: 5)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen
Reprints

June 18, 1940 (Table of Contents: 6)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Dolan; Ellen; Mayor Blas
Reprints

The Spirit's Super Scrappers (Table of Contents: 7)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ebony; Dolan; Brains; Pierpont; PS
Reprints

The Brotherhood of Swivets (Table of Contents: 8)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Dolan; Ebony
Reprints

Automatic Author (Table of Contents: 9)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Dolan; Ebony; Eisner (mentioned); Ellen; Cicero Swunk
Synopsis
Cicero Swunk builds a robot that can write books. Good books. Fast. And puts all the other writers out of work.
Reprints

The Spirit of Spring (Table of Contents: 10)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Dolan; Turkey Wheelan; Dog Ears McBride; Professor Van Goggle; Kelsey
Synopsis
The Spirit takes art lessons while searching for a stolen painting.
Reprints

Class Reunion (Table of Contents: 11)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Ebony
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Contains info that Denny Colt graduated high school in 1933, was voted Class Wiseman, and was called "Beloved by all!" and "our class standout!" in his yearbook.

Byron's Memoirs (Table of Contents: 12)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints

Saul Taylor (Table of Contents: 13)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Dolan
Reprints

Andy Horgan (Table of Contents: 14)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Andy Horgan (villain); Dr. J.J. Walcott
Synopsis
Dr. Walcott tells Horgan he has thirty days to live, so Horgan decides all his enemies have to die first.
Reprints

Evil Eye Manders (Table of Contents: 15)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Evil Eye Manders; Ebony; Dolan
Synopsis
The Spirit investigates not only the fight game, but the machinations of Evil-Eye Manders, whose stare causes strange things to happen to people....including the Spirit!
Reprints

The Dollars of 1904 (Table of Contents: 16)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Quality Staff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Ebony; Ellen; Dolan
Reprints

The Grandfather Clock (Table of Contents: 17)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
John Belfi ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints

The Last Mile (Table of Contents: 18)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner (layouts); Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine; Alex Kotzky
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Dolan; Mannex [Murder]
Synopsis
A murderer appears to come back from the dead
Reprints

Yellow Eyes Janus (Table of Contents: 19)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner; Lou Fine
Inks
Robin King ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Dolan; Yellow Eyes Janus
Synopsis
Jason Broadway and soldier Joe Dulan....two people so well liked and popular that no one would ever think of killing them...end up dead, and Dolan & the Spirit investigate a lead, a lead that almost leads to their deaths!
Reprints

Dr Plague (Table of Contents: 20)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Ebony; Dolan; Dr. Plague
Synopsis
Doctor Plague threatens Central City with the Black Death!
Reprints

Policewoman Ellen (Table of Contents: 21)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woofolk?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Ellen Dolan; Ebony; Dolan; Susu
Reprints

Tony Zacco (Table of Contents: 22)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Dolan; Tony Zacco [Anotonio Zaccarelli]
Synopsis
A hood enlists to escape capture and redeems himself in battle.
Reprints

The Spirit Ain't Fair to Ebony (Table of Contents: 23)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Aldo Rubano ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spirit; Ebony; Pierpont
Reprints

Indexer Notes

mentioned in Woolfolk interview?

Terrible Terry Gill (Table of Contents: 24)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard ?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Aldo Rubano ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script formerly credited to Manly Wade Wellman, but it doesn't match his style in the other Spirit sections credited to him, particularly the use of EEEAAAHHH, GAA-A, Wa-a-a-a-a. The use of hyphens makes me lean towards Millard. (Bob Hughes)

Diamonds On Ice (Table of Contents: 25)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Aldo Rubano ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Ebony; Pierpont
Reprints

Parrot Puggins (Table of Contents: 26)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Robin King ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin DeMuth

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Ebony; Dolan
Reprints

Keep Out (Table of Contents: 27)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Robin King ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Spirit; Ebony; Slats Riordan; Bedford J Breenn
Synopsis
Bedford J Breen wants to build a housing project on top of Wildwood Cemetary.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spirit
  2. 1. Meanwhile...
  3. 2. The Curse of the Ruby
    Spirit
  4. 3. The Lady in Black
    Spirit
  5. 4. Keep Mum on Ship Movements
    Spirit
  6. 5. Schoolboy Stuart
    Spirit
  7. 6. June 18, 1940
    Spirit
  8. 7. The Spirit's Super Scrappers
    Spirit
  9. 8. The Brotherhood of Swivets
    Spirit
  10. 9. Automatic Author
    Spirit
  11. 10. The Spirit of Spring
    Spirit
  12. 11. Class Reunion
    Spirit
  13. 12. Byron's Memoirs
    Spirit
  14. 13. Saul Taylor
    Spirit
  15. 14. Andy Horgan
    Spirit
  16. 15. Evil Eye Manders
    Spirit
  17. 16. The Dollars of 1904
    Spirit
  18. 17. The Grandfather Clock
    Spirit
  19. 18. The Last Mile
    Spirit
  20. 19. Yellow Eyes Janus
    Spirit
  21. 20. Dr Plague
    Spirit
  22. 21. Policewoman Ellen
    Spirit
  23. 22. Tony Zacco
    Spirit
  24. 23. The Spirit Ain't Fair to Ebony
    Spirit
  25. 24. Terrible Terry Gill
    Spirit
  26. 25. Diamonds On Ice
    Spirit
  27. 26. Parrot Puggins
    Spirit
  28. 27. Keep Out
    Spirit
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mark Rudnitski (R.I.P.)
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes